Little Things

Carver, Raymond

Primary Category: Literature / Fiction

Genre: Short Story

Annotated by:
Chen, Irene
Aull, Felice
  • Date of entry: Jan-31-1997


The story opens with an angry quarrel as a man prepares to walk out on his woman. Their hatred for each other manifests itself as a physical struggle over their baby, with each parent pulling on an arm until the baby is apparently severely injured/dead.

Primary Source

Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories


Random House: Vintage

Place Published

New York


1989 (paperback)

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